Myanmar Education Consortium (MEC)
The Myanmar Education Consortium (MEC) is a program designed to increase access to and quality of early childhood, primary and non-formal education programs in the informal (non-government) and formal sector. In particular, MEC supports the building of capacity of complementary education systems and structures including community and school-based early childhood development, and education programs for vulnerable children and young people who cannot attend primary schools. The Myanmar Education Consortium was founded in March 2013 and is currently funding sixteen partners –Save the Children, the Burnet Institute and World Vision Myanmar have been working in partnership throughout the program. In June 2014 an additional 13 organisations started projects in partnership with MEC.
Our Vision: Quality education for every child in Myanmar
Our Mission: To inspire and empower education actors throughout Myanmar to reach and include all children in high quality education. We do this through:
- Collaborative innovation, learning and growth across a broad-based network of civil society actors.
- Gathering, learning from and communicating critical information from the grassroots.
- Enabling, nurturing and supporting civil society education actors to innovate and programme to the highest standards.
- Influencing government and non-government practice to ensure harmony, inclusion and excellence.
For more information, please visit the Myanmar Education Consortium Website here: www.myanmareducationconsortium.org